Welcome to the Birmingham branch.

We meet at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB on the third Saturday of every month at 2.00pm.

We have our own website: The Western Front Association (Birmingham Branch) where you will find the programme of events, contacts, newsletter and branch business. 

Upcoming Branch Events

'I Shall hope to try an officer and at least one corporal for cowardice' with Michael Lo Cicero
21 Mar

'I Shall hope to try an officer and at least one corporal for cowardice' with Michael Lo Cicero

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB
21 Mar 2020 14:00

1916 was a pivotal year for the British Army. It was a year of intense combat that was defined by the Battle of the Somme and the appalling casualties of the 1st July 1916. Yet it was also the year in which the British Army began to master industrial warfare and the tide of the war began to turn in favour of the Allies. This talk consider Britain’…

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'Hardit Singh Malik - the Flying Sikh' with Stephen Baker
18 Apr

'Hardit Singh Malik - the Flying Sikh' with Stephen Baker

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB
18 Apr 2020 14:00

Stephen Barker” 'Hardit Singh Malik - the Flying Sikh'.  From his arrival in the UK alone in 1912 as a fourteen-year-old, to Balliol College, Oxford and into the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War, Hardit Singh Malik lived an extraordinary life, often in the face of great adversity, yet always with with charm and good humour. He played …

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'Propoganda and Reportage' with Mike Coyle
16 May

'Propoganda and Reportage' with Mike Coyle

Trinity Centre, Hill St, B72 1TF
16 May 2020 14:00

MIKE COYLE  - “PROPOGANDA & REPORTAGE” Propaganda & Reportage The way that the war was reported, the people, the events, the facts, censorship, political control and more especially the way that reported stories were received at home, were not just for immediate consumption, they laid down the basis for social and historical research. Yet…

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